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Move forward with your life - Hepatitis C for Patients

Life does not end with a diagnosis of hepatitis C. In fact, with certain lifestyle changes and proper treatment, hepatitis C can be a mild health problem from which you may never feel ill.

Taking care of your overall health can help you deal with hepatitis C. Here are some things to remember:

  • Get regular medical and dental checkups.
  • Follow your doctor's advice.
  • Eat a healthy diet.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Avoid smoking and recreational drug use.
  • Limit alcohol intake.
  • Practice safer sex.